This is a class action lawsuit against Stewart Title & Guaranty Company on behalf of all Pennsylvania consumers who were overcharged by Stewart Title & Guaranty Company.
Title insurance in Pennsylvania is pervasively regulated by the Title Insurance Act. The only allowed rates for title insurance are approved by and filed with the Commonwealth's Insurance Commissioner . The approved rates are published in the Manual of the Title Insurance Rating Bureau of Pennsylvania (TIRBOP Manual). If a property owner applies for title insurance within ten years of obtaining a policy issued on the same property, the reissue rate includes a ten percent discount. TIRBOP Manual 5.3, 5.50. If the application is within three years of a previous policy, the refinance rate is eighty percent of the reissue rate.
This class action lawsuit alleges that Stewart Title & Guaranty Company among other wrongs failed to give Pennsylvania residents the 20% discount for title insurance when refinancing.
Name (Stock Symbol)
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Stewart Title Guaranty Company provides title insurance.
Stewart Title Insurance Company
Stewart Title Insurance Company, a subsidiary of Stewart Information Services Corp., underwrites title insurance.
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